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With memories of Isaac lingering, St. John Parish braces for hurricane season

LAPLACE, La. (WGNO) – Lewis Grady remembers the shock of hurricane Isaac very well.

“We just had to get outta here. They wanted to put down beach towels; the water was coming under the door and I said ‘no, that’s not gonna get it, let’s get outta here,’” he recalls. 305 more words


St. John Parish

These 7 shots are from La Fleur at St. John Parish.  From the destination guide, “St John is a fictional version of New Orleans from the early 20th century. 197 more words

Two employees lied about testing samples in St. John Parish's amoeba-plagued water system, indictment says

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (WGNO) – A grand jury indicted two St. John Parish employees Monday afternoon stemming from an investigation into the parish’s  386 more words


Coyotes come too close for comfort in St. John Parish

ST. JOHN PARISH (WGNO) “I’ve heard through friends that they’re seeing them late at night tracking in the back of the subdivisions and what not,” says LaPlace resident Keith Bordelon. 363 more words


Parish begins trapping coyotes

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (WGNO) – St. John Parish began trapping coyotes on Monday.  By Tuesday, three of the animals had been captured.

Travis Perrilloux with the parish’s office of homeland security says his office has received more than 30 complaints about the animals.  124 more words


Water department warns of potential scammers in St. John Parish

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – The Parish is informed that misleading information and requests for water samples are being circulated by a third-party private business through flyers on residents’ doors. 148 more words


Erin Brockovich's investigator addresses deadly brain-eating amoeba concerns

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (WGNO) – “We do not have a good distribution center where the amoeba that’s in our water can be contained,” says Reserve resident Joy Cantrelle. 282 more words